Donnell MuchSenior Associate
Donnell Much (“Don”) is a Senior Associate with the Firm. He focuses his practice on securities arbitration litigation, general complex litigation, and state and federal securities litigation.
Before joining Gana Weinstein LLP, Mr. Much worked as a Securities Litigation Associate in the Securities Department of a large, national law firm in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where he litigated state and federal securities cases and investigated public companies for violations of Section 11 of the Securities Act and Section 10(b) of the Securities Exchange Act. Previously, Mr. Much also worked at a highly reputable, full-service law firm in Devon, Pennsylvania, where he handled general and complex commercial litigation; securities arbitration cases filing suit against stock brokers, broker-dealers, and investment advisers in several different arbitration forums (FINRA Dispute Resolution, AAA, and JAMS); and Plaintiffs’ side Ponzi scheme litigation cases. Mr. Much has been named a 2019 – 2020 and a 2020 – 2021 Pennsylvania “Rising Star” attorney in the area of securities litigation by Super Lawyers/Rising Stars, an attorney-rating service of Thomson Reuters.
Mr. Much is a 2014 graduate with Distinction of the Georgetown University Law Center’s LLM program, where he concentrated in Securities Regulation. While at Georgetown, Mr. Much worked as an intern at the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (“SEC”) in the Division of Enforcement – Market Abuse Unit and in the Division of Trading & Markets. While at the Georgetown, Mr. Much also interned at the Commodities Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) in the Office of the General Counsel. Mr. Much is a 2008 graduate of Loyola New Orleans College of Law in New Orleans, Louisiana. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Much received his MBA from Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he concentrated in financial statement analysis. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Much worked as a Senior Consultant for a “big-four” accounting firm focusing his consulting practice in the areas of alternative funds and mutual funds. Mr. Much is a 2003 graduate of the University of Vermont, where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree.
Mr. Much is a member of the Delaware County Bar Association, the Delaware County Inn of Court, and the Public Investors Advocate Bar Association (“PIABA”), a group dedicated to the representation of aggrieved and defrauded investors. Mr. Much serves on PIABA’s Legislation and Journals’ Committees.
Mr. Much is also a certified Sommelier by the Wine School of Philadelphia.
J.D., Loyola New Orleans College of Law, 2008
B.A., University of Vermont, 2003
LLM in Securities Regulation, Georgetown University Law Center, 2014
MBA, Saint Joseph's University
Member – New Jersey Bar
Admitted – Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Member of the Delaware County Bar Association;
Member of the Delaware County Inn of Court;
Member of the Legislation and Journals’ Committees for the Public Investors Advocate Bar Association (“PIABA”)
- Pennsylvania Super Lawyer “Rising Star”: 2019 – 2020; 2020 – 2021
- Berger|Montague, PC
- McCausland Keen + Buckman
- Deloitte & Touche LLP